Resident Field Technician

at Brandeis Machinery

Lafayette, IN

Posted on Nov. 17, 2016

Full Time

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k / Retirement Plan, Disability Insurance

Brandeis Machinery, Indianapolis, IN

Resident Field Technician
Lafayette, IN area

Job Summary: The technician will reside in the Lafayette, IN area and perform repair work at customer job sites on a wide variety of equipment ranging from complete machine overhauls to minor repairs such as fixing leaks, changing fluids and filters. Other types of repairs may include rebuild components such as engines, transmissions, hydraulic cylinders and hydraulic pumps. Some locations have test equipment to dyno test engines, hydraulic pumps and transmissions. Installations may include undercarriage on track machines, attachments on plumbing excavators for hammers or scalers; quick coupler attachments on loaders, excavators and backhoes.

Job Responsibilities:
Perform daily and operational activities in the service department to include the following, but not limited to:
Troubleshoot equipment problem/diagnose failure
Perform diagnostic functions, check pressures, check voltage, locate source of noise or vibration
Disassemble machine, order parts, make repairs, assemble machine, check machine operation make sure repairs are complete and confirm problem is fixed unit has no leaks, and is work ready
Clean parts, scrape gaskets, prep for assembly
Responsible for a company vehicle and will travel daily
Maintain safety requirements
Travel to jobsites and vendor training sessions as needed
Overtime as needed

Job Qualifications:
Must have High School Diploma or equivalent, a 2 year technical degree or comparable military training or equivalent experience is preferred
Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the heavy equipment industry or a related field
Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record
Excellent written and oral communication and basic mathematical skills.
Proficient with a computer, including the use of Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and diagnostic use using manufacturer provided programs.
Must have a good working knowledge of equipment operations and mechanical functions, electrical and hydraulic systems and how they are integrated
Ability to stoop, kneel, push, pull, twist and carry and lift up to 70lbs.
Ability to climb and perform work on heights of 20 feet
Able to work in all types of weather conditions
Capable of working with limited supervision / self-starter
Maintain excellent customer service
Must be able to pass a background, physical, and drug screen

Competitive pay based on experience
Benefits including Insurances, 401k

Bramco is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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